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Building regulations for manure basins

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

In the Netherlands, manure storage tanks must comply with specific building regulations, which differ depending on the type of manure basinExternal link (in Dutch).

Livestock farmers must also comply with regulations with regard to the following environmental issues:

  • odour emissions - communities could be exposed to unwanted odours;
  • ammonia emissions - ammonia emissions can impact the environment;
  • soil - manure can pollute soil if not used with care.

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO